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yesterday jeremy goulet blew up. armed and wearing body armor, police say he gunned down two santa cruz police officers. >> if there was ever a case i i wanted somebody who was going to give it their all and do the best job that they could, elizabeth butler was the one. >> a city in mourning for loren baker and elizabeth butler. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> investigators in santa cruz said the man accused of killing the two police officers was ready and willing to take innocent lives. we have team coverage. ktvu's robert handa is learning
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more about the two officers who were killed but we start with ktvu's alex savage and the new details about the suspect. alex? >> the gunman was angry and distraught. but those two santa cruz officer whose came to his house yesterday were unaware of his problems. they came tie the home down this alley way to question the shooter about a sexual assault case involving a co-worker. the two were shot to death that door step of the home. >> reporter: killed during a routine investigation. loren baker and elizabeth butler were gunned down by jeremy goulet. after shooting the officers the sheriff said he stole both of their service weapons and drove off in one of their police cars. eventually jeremy goulet was killed by police and found dead
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wearing body armor. the sheriff said people who knew the gunman described him as troublesome. >> he made comments about being unhappy in his life and that led them to believe he may be suicidal. >> reporter: among other things he was upset about losing his job. he was fired over a disorderly conduct arrest and accused of making sexual advances towards a co-worker at this coffee shop. jeremy goulet had a long list of arrests but the sheriff said it was mostly misdemeanors. >> the information that they possessed at the time they went to contact the suspect gave them no suspicion that they would be in danger. >> reporter: investigators confirmed today jeremy goulet served two years in prison in oregon after a 2008 conviction for unlawful possession of a fire arm.
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according to reports jeremy goulet was caught spying on a woman in the shower and confronted by her girlfriend. jeremy goulet fired several shots during a scuffle. given the fact jeremy goulet stole the guns and put on body armor the sheriff believes he would have killed more people if police hadn't stopped him. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >> this is the first time the santa cruz police department has lost any of its officers in the line of duty and it is sending a wave of grief through the community. ktvu's robert handa is there with how the impact now is having on the community, these deaths, robert? >> reporter: there is still a memorial growing by the hour. and all day for citizens and officers it has been a time of mourning. >> reporter: a steady stream of visitors contributed to the
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memorial. many sympathized. >> i can't imagine, you object, the sadness. >> reporter: the police chief held up pictures of the two officers as he addressed the grief over elizabeth butler and loren baker. >> the department is in mourning. our officers are off today. the city is being protected, the community is being protected by the santa cruz county sheriff's office. >> the police department asked the community to help watch out for crime. he plans to do just that. >> when events like this happen then we have to come together and help each other and do what we can. >> reporter: some people knew the slain officers. >> she was a caring loving
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mother. mother of two. small children. and -- and i am really brokenhearted. >> reporter: elizabeth butler had two daughters and a son. a young officer working along side his father. >> i will always remember him. never forget him. >> reporter: what will you think about most sph. >> most? >> what a wonderful police officer he was. >> reporter: live in santa cruz, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> as robert mention, loren baker served for 30 years with the police department. 20 years ago we spoke to him about a sexual assault in santa cruz. >> the presence of the individual in her room and -- >> baker was a field training officer for years but the chief
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said his training continued for years later. elizabeth butler was a narcotic's officer before moving to sexual assault investigations. post your condolences, you will find this on our ktvu channel 2 news facebook page. and you can share it if you like on your wall. developing news -- developing news. firefighters got a hand on a structure fire that began 30 minutes ago at a 2 story building very crease interstate 580 and across -- close to interstate 580 and close to the college. it appears the fire has done a lot of damage. it is not clear what sparked the fire or whether there were injuries. this afternoon we got word from a couple feared missing in peru. ktvu's john sasaki is live where the man's mother came out and thanked the community and
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police for all of their help in locating their son. john? >> reporter: frank, this is a very happy home tonight. the family talked to their loved ones this afternoon. family of garrett hand was smiling and shedding tears as we brought you live on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. they said they had talked to him around 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. garrett hand and his girlfriend are in peru and lost contact with family last month, that got the families worried something bad happened but turns out they just stopped updating their social media sites. >> first and foremost they are safe. second, we will never be able to thank enough all the people
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that rose up to the occasion and gave their time, their resources, numberergy on behalf of our family. >> reporter: that was garrett hand mother. reading a prepared statement and answering no questions. one thing that is unclear is when they will be returning to the bay area. live, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. police are searching for a 18-year-old high school senior who has been missing for two days. this is a picture. police consider the team at risk but wouldn't say why. he left his home monday night and never returned. 6 feet tall, 165 pounds. he is a senior. police are looking for four men who robbed a liquor store at gun point.
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it happened after 10:00 p.m. last night. the clerk said four men in hoodies and ski masks entered the store. one pointed a hand gun while another took cash. police officers and a canine searched for a man who tried to rob a house this morning. authorities say the robber was interrupted while he was committing the crime. police are looking for a white man in his 20s. 5'5". sheriff's deputies cleared away a crash involving a bicyclists and a car. it happened before 1:00 p.m. this afternoon. authorities say no one was hurt. police are searching for a driver wanted in connection with a fatal hit and run. it happened after 1:00 p.m. this afternoon on the 4,000
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block of montgomery drive in santa rosa. a man was struck by a 300 series mercedes benz. police say the victim died at the scene. no word on his identity. as most people were sleeping this morning, water and mud poured into homes in san francisco. a 16-inch pipe burst sending water down 15th avenue just after 2:30 a.m. this morning. 23 homes were inundated. six are yellow tagged and 12 cars were damaged. >> the water came up so high it tipped everything over. and the refrigerator was full. it just tipped everything over. it was that high. started floating. >> as you can see the trash
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cans were floating. everything. >> the water opened up a sink hole that won't be repaired till tomorrow. they are looking for the cause of the break. the water main break raised new questions about san francisco's aging infrastructure. new tonight at 6:00 p.m., ktvu's rob roth spoke to officials about what needs to be done to prevent these problems in the future. rob? >> reporter: we are at 15th avenue, take a look at the plastic bags. inside them are people's possessions that have to be thrown out because of the water main break. on the street work crews replaced the pipe and are back filling the sink hole. this is just the most recent pipe failure in a never ending problem. >> reporter: one neighbor described it tsunami like. 3:00 a.m. this morning a river of water
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began invading homes. >> i am on the bottom floor so my room -- everything. >> reporter: while residents began cleaning up, work crews were repairing a water main that the public utilities commission said was 61 years old. >> reporter: the cause of this is still under investigation. p.u.c. said it looks like two sections of pipe failed. last week an 85-year-old section of pipe bust. water officials say there are two reasons. one is the cold winter water. >> open reservoirs we have, as the temperature drops that could cause expansion in the pipes that the water is traveling in. >> the second reason is age.
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san francisco has 1200 miles and 200 miles is more than 100 years old. the city says it has been replacing pipe at a rate of 6 miles a year but plans to increase that to 15-mile as year. >> trying to control how fast we are replacing them will make a difference. >> reporter: back live. san francisco is also switched from using cast iron pipe. reporting live in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. scientists say lake tawo's water clarity is the best than in more than a decade. test taken show 75.3 feet. that is the best since 2002 when it was visible as 78 feet. it appears regulating land use and protecting the lake are
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paying off. some protesters took off their clothes in san francisco this afternoon in the name of free speech. >> there were more police than protesters at market and castro around noon today. after a brief performance san francisco officers sited and released three people for violating the new ban on nudity. two of the protesters have been sited before on february 1. that is the day the ban went into effect. >> we are testing the waters to show how much the police department respects our rights. >> they are considering filing a new case against the ban which they say violates their right to free speech. san francisco international airport is 1ing about a financial scram. the scammer posts an offer to give away a pet and offers to
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pay for the travel if they pay for other things. the airport has no such department. new tonight at 6:00 p.m. a call from school that parents dread. your child has lice and you need to get here right away. >> john sasaki tells us -- ktvu's john sasaki tells us the calls are now unnecessary. >> reporter: parents worry about lice. >> i grew up in an era where we were sent home. i dot in class. i never had a child catch it in class. >> reporter: but they instituted new lice procedures. >> if we discover lice we notify the parents to bring in treatment. >> reporter: if your child is in class with another student who has lice you will not find out and that child will no
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longer be kept home. research shows lice transfers is rare. she says she is starting a petition to get the district to renew its old procedures with keeping a child with lice at home and telling parents i. >> i telling parents. >> i have a right to know. >> the district said it is a matter of educating parents about why this is the right way. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. a stunning story out of sacramento. a father is accused of killing his 9-year-old son. police say he was sleeping on a couch last night when he wasicalled by his father. -- was killed by his father. the father is now behind bars. it is not clear what motivated
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the attack. family members who is caring for his older brother are baffled. >> never spanked him. never was hard on them. never abusive. he wouldn't lay a hand on them. >> records show he did have a criminal record. the records show he went to prison twice for domestic violence. a bill to give local authorities more discretion over drug cases. it would give district attorneys the option of charging a person arrested with a small amount of drugs with misdemeanor rather than a felony. it gives many young people a huge obstacle to overcome. lawmakers introduced a bill to restore cal funding. 40,000 students will lose their cal grants. the average student would lose
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$5,700. only on 2, our new poll shows more california voters support same-sex marriage. 61% approve of same-sex marriage, compared to 59% last year. 61% is the highest support recorded in the state. as the case on proposition 8 heads to the supreme court, we also asked about the importance of the court's ruling. as you can see, the majority say it is important. 40% believe it is. 51% said it is not important at all. ktvu's rita williams is looking ahead to her next chapter. she is retiring tonight. >> we ran on to the bridge from san francisco and met people running off, warning us the
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whole bridge was collapsing.  >> rita covered the news with intelligence and compassion and we wish her all the best during her retirement. there are so many things you can say about her. she is one reason i am proud to say i work at channel 2. she is a great reporter. >> we will have more on her career tonight on the 10:00 p.m. news. she caps the emotions in her story, feels what she is talking about and conveys that to the audience. >> i said her stories have heart, soul. >> she works so hard, here all hours of the night getting details. >> she is an excellent reporter and we are going to miss her. >> more with her tonight at 10:00 p.m. our weather now. our chief meteorologist bill martin joins us. >> have you seen her notes for her stories -- [ talking at the
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same time ] >> she comes with 100 pages on one story. [ talking at the same time ] >> we will talk more about her tonight at 10:00 p.m. these are the highs from today. mild, 70 in santa rosa. 72 napa. nice day. weather systems to the north of us. that looks good. we are down here away from the rain. if you are watching the sunset tonight, you may have noticed the clouds off the pacific. that is -- that system. not enough dynamics with the storm umnorth to bring us rain -- up north to bring us rain. over nights on the mild side. instead of low 30s, mid-30s. clouds keep you warmer. thursday, kind of what happens on friday.
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next 48 hours what we had. but warmer. mid-60s. this high kind of drop as little bit out of -- drops a little. this low tries to bring in rain. cools temperatures down sunday. temperatures on the weekend cooler still really, really, really nice for early march. highs tomorrow, yellows are 70s. there you see them. 70s in napa. 69 nar field. we will get low 70s out there. mid-70s in the warmest locations. 69 brentwood. 66 hayward. temperatures in the valley same thing. warmer. really amazing day for this time of year. as you look at the peninsula, upper 60s and low 70s again. i have been looking at the models, thinking when is this
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storm door going to open? you don't see it on the five- day forecast because this comes in and tweaks it open and then slams shut. there is no real big, you know, event that will bring us rain. at least in the next 8-10 days. >> mid-70s for the next couple days. >> we just embrace it and enjoy it. >> thank you. coming up on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36, tonight we are at a gathering in santa cruz, mourners are remembering the two police officers shot and killed yesterday and learning more about the gunman and learning about a search in southern california for a tv news anchor there. join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. alex smith is being traded. what the 49ers will get out of the deal to send their quarterback to kansas city. well, well, well.
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steve wozniak will give the spencement address at university of california at berkeley. this is video at santa clara university last year. he dropped out of college to launch apple in the 1970s but in his 30s he went back to cal
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to get his degree. >> good for him. mark is here now. more on the trade with alex smith. >> take everything into consideration. he was the good soldier and no one will compare him to joe montana but his 49ers career will conclude like joe's did, with a trade to kansas city. the deal won't become official till march 12. san francisco in return for smith will receive a second round draft pick this year, the 34th selection this spring and they will get a conditional pick in 2014. if anyone tells you there is no such thing as a tie in baseball they haven't been following the giants. third connective game. good stuff coming out of the
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get together with the angels. three scoreless innings. vogelsong pitched five scoreless innings and pagan, switch-hitter, two on, over and out. three run shot. the giants took a 7-2 lead but the bullpen let it get away. they ended up 8-8. the commissioner comes down on david lee and roy hibbert in last night's push and shove match. the pacers against the warriors. both suspended one game without pay and for david lee one game without pay, that means a $115,000 fine. don't get in a fight when you make that much dough. halftime warriors at madison square garden, against the knicks and they are down by 4 at halftime. that is the sporting life for right now. >> thank you, mark.
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